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6 GOP candidates for Utah governor cheer on school choice at charter school rally

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 8:28am

Six Republican candidates for Utah governor addressed a charter school rally Monday, Day 1 of the 2020 General Session of the Utah Legislature.

Utah bill to ban minors from using tanning beds with parental permission fails

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 8:18pm

A bill that would have banned minors from using tanning beds even if they had a parent’s consent or a doctors note failed in the House Monday afternoon 42-33.

Find a Sherpa, be a Sherpa: How to rise above your own adversities

Susie Boyce, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 27th - 7:31pm

New Year’s resolutions generally start out feeling as manageable but end up taking on mammoth proportions. Like climbing a mountain. Alone. With no equipment. Such occasions often require a “Sherpa” to get you going.

Want your kids to eat healthier? Let them watch cooking shows

Kristen Rogers and David G. Allan, CNN  |  Posted Jan 27th - 9:26am

If you want your kids to make healthier food choices, have them watch more television -- certain cooking shows, anyway.

Coach Kim: Tips for taking on the complex role of 'stepfather'

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 27th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim addresses the challenges of being a stepfather and how to manage your complex role.

Families need to be talking about risks of vaping, marketing ploys intended to hook youths, health educators say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jan 26th - 8:31pm

It looks an innocent child’s toy, an action figure no less.

'It was constant fear': How a 6-year-old Utah girl is overcoming a severe peanut allergy

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 24th - 8:24pm

People living with a severe allergy know it can be paralyzing and control everyday life. One Utah family credits their recently found freedom to a new oral therapy.

Have You Seen This? Toddler adorably struggles to eat a banana

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:36pm

Sometimes, all you want is a banana — and sometimes the world just says "no."

3 Sundance Film Festival movies suitable for kids

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:05pm

The Sundance Film Festival is once again collaborating with the Utah Film Center to provide some options for young movie buffs during this year’s festival.

EPA awards Utah $434K for testing lead in schools, childcare facilities

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:09pm

The EPA awarded Utah's environmental quality department $434K to pay for lead testing in the water of Utah schools and childcare facilities.

10-year-old Utahn wins $1K scholarship for growing 15-pound cabbage

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:47pm

On Jan. 13, Stansbury Park Elementary School student Claire Mansfield received a $1,000 scholarship for growing a giant cabbage. Here's why and how she did it.

Arianne Brown: A 'mom' wardrobe is nothing to be ashamed of

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:15pm

As I took my kids to school in my gray sweats, lime green shirt, rainbow slippers and high messy bun, I was not ashamed — because I earned it.

US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

Matthew Lee and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:39am

The Trump administration on Thursday published new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a coveted U.S. passport.

Have You Seen This? Dad cuts baby noises together to create 'Thunderstruck'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:03pm

It's hard to truly express how much I love this video. Great song, great baby, great dad.

7 sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream after one use, FDA says, but don't abandon sun protection

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:48pm

After a single application, a total of seven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels that exceed safety thresholds, according to studies by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, an arm of the US Food and Drug Administration.

Is preschool the new kindergarten? The United Way says it should be

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:17pm

Nonprofit United Way presented its 2020 policy agenda Tuesday and highlighted several bills centered around early childhood education.

Alpine School District launches esports clubs at 5 schools

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 20th - 5:03pm

Some might call a bunch of kids gathered around a TV while holding controllers a “waste of time” while others might call it a “pointless way to rot your brain.”

Coach Kim: How to not be the 'evil stepmother'

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:05am

In this part two of the blended families series, Coach Kim explains the challenges that surround being a stepmother and shares some tips for making the role easier.

CDC: 7 people under age 18 died of the flu last week; 39 children total this season so far

Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent, CNN  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:14pm

On Christmas Day, 16-year-old Kaylee Roberts opened presents at her aunt's house in suburban Cleveland, joyfully celebrating the holiday and laughing with her cousins.